Wednesday, February 10, 2010

MASwings receives its eighth ATR aircraft 72-500

KUCHING: MASwings received its eighth ATR aircraft, which arrived here from Subang last Saturday.

The additional aircraft in the current fleet will reinforce MASwings obligation in enhancing its connectivity and comfort to travellers in Sabah and Sarawak.

“The delivery of the eighth ATR will enable MASwings to fulfil its obligation to offer daily frequencies which are required to provide air connectivity to the people of Sabah and Sarawak,” MASwings managing director Datuk Mohd Salleh Ahmad Tabrani said.

The eighth ATR is used to replace the Fokker 50 route from Kuching to Sibu, Sibu to Bintulu, Kota Kinabalu to Bintulu, Sibu to Kuching, Miri to Bintulu and Kuching to Bintulu sectors effective Feb 8.

The introduction of the ATR will increase additional overall seat capacity by 1,386 passengers per week or 36 per cent injection on the above routes without changes in the flight frequencies.

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